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Most Americans could be sustained on local foods alone—except in NY and LA

A new study from University of California Davis finds that up to 90% of the US population could be fed a standard American diet consisting only of food grown and raised within 100 miles. Local food systems can have a number of positive impacts, including cutting the greenhouse gas emissions from transporting food long distances—especially when the foods are refrigerated or frozen—and supporting local economies and increasing food security.

Read more about this new study at http://qz.com/420086/most-americans-could-be-sustained-on-local-foods-alone-except-in-ny-and-la/.


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